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Health Information Awareness and Access — an LSTA grant category. A Healthy Dose of Information. LSTA. Library Services and Technology Act Federal grant program Administered by DLTCL "This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.".

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Health information awareness and access an lsta grant category

Health Information Awareness and Access

—an LSTA grant category

A Healthy Dose of Information


A healthy dose of information

LSTA

  • Library Services and Technology Act

  • Federal grant program

  • Administered by DLTCL

  • "This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services."

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Health information awareness and access

Health Information Awareness and Access

  • New category

  • 2009

  • Expand access to reliable information resources:

    • Electronic tools

    • Training public libraries to direct people to the best resources

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Grants awarded

Grants Awarded

  • 2009:

    • Three grants

    • Total $18,727

  • 2010:

    • One grant

    • $4,800

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A healthy dose of information

2009

  • Health Information for the Elderly and Their Caregivers

  • South Central Library System (SCLS)

  • $6,000

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Elderly and caregivers

Elderly and Caregivers

  • Delicious Account

  • Workshops:

    • Overview (in person)

    • Legal and Financial Information

    • Drugs and Medications

    • Local/Regional Resources

    • Your Library and the Elderly and their Caregivers

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A healthy dose of information

2009

  • Health Information Access

  • Waukesha County Federated Library System (WCFLS)

  • Waukesha County Library System

  • $8,000

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Health info access

Health Info Access

  • Online health information source

  • Partner with National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) to offer workshop

  • Public awareness campaign

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A healthy dose of information

2009

  • Health-E Libraries in Western Wisconsin

  • Winding Rivers Library System (WRLS)

  • $4,727

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Health e libraries

Health-E Libraries

  • Partner with health resource libraries

  • Training: finding and sharing reliable health information

  • Health information collection development

  • Public programs on health resources

  • Health resource links on library websites

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A healthy dose of information

2010

  • Health Information Awareness in NWLS Public Libraries

  • Northern Waters Library Service (NWLS)

  • $4,800

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Health information awareness

Health Information Awareness

  • Workshop Goals

    • Improve ability to evaluate health information on the Internet

    • Introduce appropriate health databases

    • Effectively search medical and health databases

    • Offer guidelines for collection development for health information

    • How to request additional health reference assistance

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Elements of the grants

Elements of the Grants

Survey

Workshop

Partnerships

Marketing

Collection Development

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Lessons learned

Lessons Learned

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Questions

Questions?

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Go for it

Go for It!

  • YOU can apply for an LSTA grant

  • Watch for 2011 grant info in May

  • Applications due in September

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For more information

For More Information

Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning

http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/lsta.html

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Contact us

Contact Us

Cheryl [email protected]

Nancy Fletcher [email protected]

  • Marcia [email protected]

  • Linda StobbeNWLS715-682-2365, ext. [email protected]

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Thank you

Thank you!!

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